Cleome hassleriana: Spider Plant

Cleome hassleriana, commonly known as spider flower or spider plant, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Cleome of the family Cleomaceae, native to southern South America in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and southeast Brazil.


It is an annual growing to a height of 150 cm [60 in], with spirally arranged leaves. The flowers are purple, pink, or white, with four petals and six long stamens. Flowering lasts from late spring to early fall. This plant re-seeds itself and keep coming back year after year 🙂

Photo: AtlantaGA. [20130803]

Source: Wikipedia


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